Metallic pigments are utilized in all state-of-the-art printing processes in order to impart high quality gold or silver metallic effects. These metallic effects enhance the appearance of printed articles and give the impression of “added value”.
Gold Printing is most important application in textile Printing. Metal printing has an attractive and eye catchy look when used in printing sarees, dress material and other printed fabrics . Different shades and combination of pale and rich gold bronze powder will also contribute to the added value to the fabric. The other important end applications for metallic
pigments include labels, packaging (tobacco products, foodstuff, non-food articles, etc.), wrapping papers, wallpapers, magazines, as well as high-quality art prints, textile screen printing and advertising prints. Using the major print processes; Offset, Flexo- (narrow web, wide web, tower coaters), Gravure and Screen Printing (rotary and fl at bed), a wide range of materials can be printed such as paper, carton, cardboard, tissues, plastic FILMS as well as metals, textiles, leather, etc.
Gold-bronze pigments are available in typical standard colors:-
- Rich gold
- Pale gold
- Other Fashionable shades are Ducat Gold, English Green, Lemon, Fire Red, etc.